In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career, net worth and assets of Governor Sani Bello.
Abubakar Sani Bello also known as Lolo, is a Nigerian politician and the current executive Governor of Niger State, Nigeria. He is a member of All Progressive Congress (APC).
Abubakar Sani Bello was Born on 17 December 1967. He is the son of the Nigerian former military Governor of old Kano state Col. Sani Bello (RTD).
He attended ST. Loius primary school, Kano from 1974 – 1979 and later went to Nigerian Military School from 1980 – 1985 then was given admission into University of Maidu guri 1986 – 1991 where he obtained a B.Sc in Economics.
He has worked in various places in the country, starting from his NYSC days, where he was posted to serve in Port Harcourt in the Marketing department of NICOTES Services as Supervisor.
Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello won the Niger State, APC gubernatorial primaries for the 2015 election.
He polled 3,829 votes to defeat Senator Musa Ibrahim in the primary election.
He later went ahead to win the general election with a total of 593,709 votes. He was declared winner by the INEC on 13 April 2015.
On March 9, 2019, he was reelected as the Governor of Niger State.
On 24 August 2020, he endorsed a Reconciliation Committee and other committees at a State Executive Committee meeting, together with members of the National Assembly from the State led by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi and other Party Chieftains.
This Committee’s aim is to rebuild and reposition the party for better performance in 2023 elections.
Abubakar Sani Bello is considered to be one of the richest governors in Nigeria. Yes, this is due to the fact that research speculates his net worth to be $1 billion.
His huge fortune comes from holding several key positions at big establishments and politics as well.
Apparently, just like many political office holders in Nigeria, he decided to go for the rugged Toyota Land Cruiser SUV as his official car, but there is no information yet about the kind of cars you will find in his private collection.